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2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated among the top-300 players in the nation and No. 38 player in Florida by ... No. 17 outside linebacker in the nation by ... U.S. Army All-American ... Nike Opening selection ... first-team All-American by ... first-team all-state as a senior ... had 85 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss and 15 sacks as a senior ... originally from South Carolina ... selected from 400 nominees to be one of five recipients of the Franklin D. Watkins Award, an honor recognizing top African-American Scholar Athletes from around the country ... coached by Roger Harriott at University School of Nova Southeastern University ... recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: Majoring in pre-business ... born Oct. 14, 1996.

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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